depurative

[ dep-yuh-rey-tiv ]
/ ˈdɛp yəˌreɪ tɪv /
|

adjective

serving to depurate; purifying.

noun

a depurative agent or substance.

Origin of depurative

First recorded in 1675–85; depurate + -ive
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for depurative

British Dictionary definitions for depurative

depurative

/ (ˈdɛpjʊˌreɪtɪv, -rətɪv) /

adjective

used for or capable of depurating; purifying; purgative

noun

a depurative substance or agent
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012